Archives for "Language and literature"
February 17, 1998 3:29 pm
Author and scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. and New York City businessman James G. Wallach have been appointed to the Bates College Board of Trustees, according to Bates President Donald W. Harward.
January 26, 1998 12:07 pm
Prize-winning poet Cornelius Eady will read from his work Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
January 7, 1998 12:29 pm
An award-winning film, a discussion with the foremost authority on violence in America and a lecture by a distinguished theologian are among the offerings in a series of workshops and presentations at Bates College Jan. 18-19 to honor the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.
January 5, 1998 12:42 pm
Award-winning poet Pamela Alexander ’70 reads from her works at Bates at 8 p.m. Jan. 15 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge
October 27, 1997 11:28 am
Distinguished literary scholar Patricia Meyer Spacks will present the annual Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture at 7 p.m., Nov. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
September 24, 1997 11:04 am
The poetry reading by John Tagliabue, professor emeritus of English, at 8 p.m. Oct. 9 has been canceled. The event,…
September 17, 1997 9:52 am
Playwright Carolyn Gage, a longtime activist for women’s theater and lesbian theater, will deliver a lecture titled “Lizzy Borden and Lesbian Theater: Axes to Grind” at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.
June 20, 1997 11:48 am
Master story teller John McDonald will offer an evening of traditional Maine humor at 7 p.m. Thursday, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Children are especially welcome, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
March 26, 1997 9:56 am
Poet Maya Angelou will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bates College on April 3 at 11 a.m. as part of the college’s annual Founders Day Convocation. Angelou, acclaimed poet, playwright, educator, historian, actress, civil rights activist, producer and director, will address the audience in Merrill Gymnasium.
March 26, 1997 9:36 am
Bates College trustee and alumna Dr. Helen A. Papaioanou, national chair of the recently completed $59-million Bates Campaign, will receive an honorary Doctor of Science degree on April 3 as part of the college’s annual Founders Day Convocation.